To support facilities in their commitment, goal setting and tracking for local and sustainable food procurement we have teamed up with the Healthier Hospitals Initiative (HHI) to create a Local and Sustainable Food Challenge. HHI, a national sustainability agenda for the health care sector, supports enrolled hospitals and health systems in setting goals and tracking progress in several areas of sustainable operations.
By taking this free challenge, your facility will be joining a set of leading facilities that recognize the opportunity to improve the health of their customers (employees, patients, and visitors) and the health of the environment.
The Local and Sustainable Food Challenge is a commitment to increasing purchasing of locally and sustainably produced foods. To participate, enroll your hospital or health system in the Healthier Hospitals Initiative and choose the Healthier Food Challenge, of which Local and Sustainable Food Procurement is one component.